The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour
The 60 Best Gardens to Visit in Oregon, Washington, and British ColumbiaBook - 2014
“Your must-visit list of Northwest gardens is finally organized and illustrated.” —Sunset
Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia have a wealth of top-notch public gardens. In The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour veteran travel writer Donald Olson highlights sixty of the most outstanding options and provides all the information you need to make the most of your visit. This gorgeous and useful guide includes cherished public gardens and a handful of the most groundbreaking nurseries. Packed with memorable stories and stunning photography, it is a fantastic garden tour that only the scenic Pacific Northwest can provide.
This elegant book offers a list of the sixty best gardens to visit in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Each entry offers a color photograph or two of the particular garden and a short, yet thorough, description of each garden's best assets. The entries include address, hours, website, and other helpful information for visiting. Many entries offer not only visitor and flora information, but a history of the garden itself. Stand-outs include, The International Rose Test Garden in Oregon, Bellevue Botanical Garden in Washington, and The Butchart Gardens in British Columbia. The text will be of great interest to the amateur horticulturist as well as the tourist who may be looking for something out of the ordinary. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)